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If you do not want to pay for two seperate transport rides (350 HUF each ride/ticket), you can buy a Transfer Ticket (530 HUF) valid for two rides between metro trains, buses, trams and so on.
Your first trip is valid for 100 minutes and your second trip (the transfer) is valid for 80 minutes, but your transfer must be taken within the first 100 minutes. See the BKK Transport T&Cs.
This 24 Hour travel pass is valid on the metro, tram, trolley bus, bus and boat in and around Budapest city centre.Daily Travel Pass
It is ideal for visiting residential areas as well as tourist areas.
Budapest currently has three public transport boat services (D11, D12 and D14) whereby the D11 and D14 services run on weekdays only (all year long except on major holidays) with the D12 service running in summer time only (between 1st March and 31st October, but sometimes later if the weather conditions and so on are good). From spring to autumn the D12 service will operate on weekends too.
D14, which is actually a ferry service, is a substitute for the Sorokosár Ferry service between Csepel-Királyerdő and Soroksár, Molnár-sziget.
NOTE: D13 is NO LONGER AVAILABLE. It has been merged with D12 to become D12 only. If other websites document boat service D13, their information is outdated.
The maximum journey time of the complete D11 route should take no longer than 1 Hour 30 Minutes. NOTE WELL: There is no service at weekends, on public holidays or between 27th December and 30th December.
Haller Utca - The first boat departures at 07:20 and the last boat departs at 17:55. As this boat is more for workers than tourists, it does not operate in the middle of the day; from 9:08 to 15:54.Újpest, Árpád Út - The first boat departures at 06:24 and the last boat departs at 16:28. As this boat is more for workers than tourists, it does not operate in the middle of the day; from 8:52 to 16:01.
For more information, download the Boat D11 Route & TimetableBoat D11 Route & Timetable PDF file.
For more information (available in summertime only), download the Boat D12 Route & TimetableBoat D12 Route & Timetable PDF file as well as their Boat D12 Route & TimetableWeekend & Public Holidays Information PDF file.
Csepel-Királyerdő - On weekdays the first boat departures at 07:03 and the last boat departs at 20:03, with each boat departing 03 and 33 minutes past each hour thereafter. On weekends the first boat departures at 07:28 and the last boat departs at 20:03, with each boat departing 03 and 33 minutes past each hour thereafter.
Soroksár Molnár-Sziget - On weekdays the first boat departures at 07:00 and the last boat departs at 20:00, with each boat departing 30 and 00 minutes past each hour thereafter. On weekends the first boat departures at 07:25 and the last boat departs at 20:00, with each boat departing 00 and 30 minutes past each hour thereafter.
NOTE: On weekdays you can travel for free on these boat lines, but only if you hold a BKK Pass, Tourist Card or Single Ticket. Children under 6 years old and senior citizens over 65 years old also travel for free.
The Silverline WebsiteSilverline cruise boat leaves from Dock 11 (Erzsébet Híd) on the Pest side of Budapest and arrives at What to see in SzentendreSzentendre approximately 2 Hours later. This is ideal if you like slow river boat cruises and want to view parts of Hungary by river. The return trip is approximately 1 Hour 30 Minutes. A one way ticket costs 3,000 HUF and a return ticket costs 4,500 HUF.
The Mahart WebsiteMahart offer a similar river boat cruise service.
A one-way ticket is 2,300 HUF and a return ticket is 3,470 HUF. It takes approximately 1 Hour 30 Minutes to get there and 1 Hour to come back.